Sunday, March 4, 2012

Moon Tattoo Symbolism


What do moon tattoos mean: Dreams, Intuition, Feminine Power, Divine Light, Shadow, Magic, Purity, Subtle Strength, Sensuality, Mysticism, Cycles/Time, Subtle Energy, Mystery, Influence, Eternity, Fertility

All of life is affected by the moons energies most especially night life. 

Ocean tides rise and fall to the phases of the moon and Mushrooms will sweat. 

The moon looks as like it is constantly changing, that reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolic of the continuous circular nature of time and karma.
Karma is a big circle telling us what goes around comes around. 

The moon is symbolic of the feminine power and fertility. Many goddesses in myth are associated with the moon this is to convey hidden power, secret wisdom and quiet influences.

Men feel the energy of the moon too.

There are some Native American tribes, Japanese, the Maori, African that give the moon a male gender. The moon also has is a major influence in hunting cultures and in these cultures we find male deities and lunar gods.

Alchemical: The moon coincides with the qualities of silver which is a purifying, clarifying energy it is reflective and strong, yet pliable.

Archetypal: The moon is the goddess, mother, lover, priestess.

Taoism: The moon is yin, and is symbolic of illumined vision of a spiritual/enlightened nature.

Egyptian: The moon is often associated with Isis, also is also known as the Queen of the Heavens.

Native American: There are legends of the Great Woman beaming in the moon, she is eternal, and always watching over her children / creation with objective knowing.

Totemic: The moon calls to many animals any animals that have horns are associated with the moon, such as big horn sheep - their circular crescent shaped horns are reflective of the crescent moon, and symbolic of cycles and fertility.

 Most nocturnal (evening living) creatures are moon affiliated too.

Animals such as Rabbits, toads, cats, bats, spiders,  all pair with moon energies.


  1. I never know much about moon tattoo.I have read your article carefully. Thanks for your nice article.

    1. Your welcome thank you for stopping in at our blog glad it was helpful

  2. Ive really been wanting a cresent moon tattoo for a while now and I wanted to make there weren't any weird meanings behind is before I got it on my body and this article just made up my mind. thank you<3


Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.